BOC approves application for solar collection facility

Evans County Commissioners unanimously approved an application for a solar collection facility during its regular monthly meeting last week.

County Code Administrator Walt Purcell advised commissioners GA Solar DG1, LLC – a solar project under development by Origis Energy – had successfully submitted all paperwork and met all requirements under the county’s solar facility ordinance.

…The project proposes building an approximate 16-acre photovoltaic (PV) solar facility on private land…located off Hwy. 280 east (almost parallel to the Evans County Recreation Department) and west of Sims Brothers Road.

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 By Julie Braly, Editor